A Prayer for Mothers

I wrote this piece last year because my heart was burdened for mothers who were losing their sons to violence. I am reblogging it now for the same reason. My prayer is that those who believe in the power of prayer would fervently cry out to God to heal our land of the rampant violence and prevalent hatred. The Word of God is still true, “If my people who are called by my name, would humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from Heaven, and will forgive their sins, and will heal their land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14 It’s Prayer Time!

DearEncourager

On this Mother’s Day, my heart cries for the mothers who have lost their children to death; death by violence, sickness and disease. I am especially grieved for those mothers whose sons and daughters are being slaughtered in the street like dogs from gun violence. Mothers are wailing for the lives of their children.

Matthew 2:18 states, “In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they were not.” Just as these mothers were weeping for their babies that were killed after Herod issued a decree that all the children from two years old and under be put to death (Matthew 2:16), mothers are weeping for their sons and daughters being put to death.

I pray that these mothers find some comfort in knowing that God knows their hurt, He knows their pain, and…

View original post 486 more words

About DearEncourager

Make your words count! Ephesians 4:29
Gallery | This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

I would love to hear your thoughts. You can share them here.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s